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Public Health Practitioner - Health Visitor

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time

We have a wonderful oppourtunity to join our Children's and Families Care Group, working in the Universal Services function as a Public Health Practitioner - Health Visitor.

The primary aim of the 0-19 Integrated Health Visiting and School Nursing Service is to deliver the Healthy Child Programme to children, young people and families across Stoke-on-Trent.

We are looking for someone to join this is a dynamic post that requires you to work closely with uni/multi-disciplinary teams/agencies in addressing a range of care/support issues across the spectrum of conditions, preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving the health and wellbeing of the population served.

You will work alongside the Team Leaders and Professional Lead to ensure synergy across the localities. This will ensure that services are delivered to a high standard that are accessible and demonstrate a commitment to equality and inclusion.

Main duties of the job

  • Be competent as appropriate to the requirements of the job description
  • Work within their scope of practice
  • Demonstrate at all times the Values of Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust.
  • Be a Specialist Community Public Health Practitioner and have detailed professional and clinical They will be a specialist practitioner and have a focus in public health across the 0-19 agenda.
  • Be responsible for a defined population of service users in a variety of settings across the Partnership Trust including the community and hospitals.
  • Be skilled in the assessment of children and young people's care/support needs and in the development, implementation and evaluation of care/support packages.
  • Have supervisory, training and leadership responsibilities where appropriate and will have some responsibility for team performance and service developments/improvements.
  • Demonstrate initiative and be creative in finding solutions to
  • Work with the team leader undertaking delegated tasks in team management.
  • To deliver commissioned aspects of the Healthy Child Programme.

About us

At MPFT we pride ourselves on staff wellbeing and development and can we offer you:
  • Our SOOTHE resources - supporting staff across the trust with their physical, mental and financial health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.
  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters
  • In our Gift providing a platform for your voice to be heard to inform change
  • The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Opportunities for flexible working ( depending on the role )
  • Career development opportunities and coaching plus access to in house training programs
  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • Recognition and engagement through our staff LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and Staff Engagement Surveys
  • NHS discounts available via the Blue Card and Red Guava schemes

Job description

Job responsibilities

Before applying for this role, we encourage applicants to view and read the job and person specification

Person Specification



  • NMC



  • SCPHN or currently completing SCPHN Course

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Blurton Health Centre

Ripon Road



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